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Fiction 1988


Paulo Coelho - The Alchemist

James A. Michener - Alaska

Salman Rushdie - The Satanic Verses


Margaret Atwood - Cat's Eye

J.G. Ballard - Memories of the Space Age

Iain M. Banks - The Player of Games

Clive Barker - Cabal

Dionne Brand - Sans Souci and Other Stories

Ray Bradbury - The Toynbee Convector

Orson Scott Card - Treason

Peter Carey - Oscar and Lucinda

Roger Caron - Jojo

Michael Chabon - The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

Tom Clancy - The Cardinal of the Kremlin

Hugh Cook - The Walrus and the Warwolf

Bernard Cornwell - Sharpe's Rifles and Wildtrack

Tsitsi Dangarembga - Nervous Conditions

Allan W. Eckert - The Dark Green Tunnel

Umberto Eco - Foucault's Pendulum

John Gardner - Scorpius

Alan Hollinghurst - The Swimming Pool Library

William Horwood - Duncton Wood

Judith Krantz - Til We Meet Again

Doris Lessing - The Fifth Child

Robert Ludlum - The Icarus Agenda

Robert B. Parker - Crimson Joy

Belva Plain - Tapestry

Richard Powers - Prisoner's Dilemma

Alina Reyes - The Butcher

Richard Russo - The Risk Pool

Sidney Sheldon - The Sands of Time

Clark Ashton Smith - A Rendezvous in Averoigne

Danielle Steel - Zoya

Thomas Sullivan - The Phases of Harry Moon

Nikolai Tolstoy - The Coming of the King

Anne Tyler - Breathing Lessons

Andrew Vachss - Blue Belle

 

New York Times Bestseller list 1988

 

The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe

The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum

Zoya by Danielle Steel

Alaska by James Michener

The Cardinal and the Kremlin by Tom Clancy

The Queen of the Damned by Anne Rice

The Sands of Time by Sidney Sheldon

 

1988 Tony Awards (theater)


Play: M Butterfly by David Henry Hwang

Leading Actor Play: Ron Silver Speed-the-Plow

Leading Actress Play: Joan Allen Burn This

Featured Actor Play: B D Wong M Butterfly

Featured Actress Play: L Scott Caldwell Joe Turner's Come and Gone

Direction Play: John Dexter M Butterfly

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Comedy 1988


Best Comedy Recording: Good Morning Vietnam - Robin Williams

 

Literary News 1988


Nobel Prize for Literature: Naguib Mahfouz

 

Nebula Award: Lois McMaster Bujold, Falling Free

Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Alfred Uhry, Driving Miss Daisy

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: Toni Morrison, Beloved

 

Non Fiction 1988


Albert Goldman - The Lives of John Lennon

Stephen Hawking - A Brief History of Time

Lou Mollgaard - Kiki: Reine de la Montparnasse

Rosalind Miles - The Women's History of the World

Alanna Nash - Golden Girl: The Story of Jessica Savitch


Philip Roth - The Facts: A Novelist's Autobiography

Miranda Seymour - A Ring of Conspirators: Henry James and his literary circle, 1895-1915




  

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